2017 Women's Soccer
Record: 3-3 Home: 2-2 Away: 1-1 AAC: 1-0
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Sophomore Sabria Marquez scored a 3-goal hat trick in Point's 12-0 win at Oakwood, Sept. 7
Oakwood University
Women's Soccer - Fri, Sep. 8, 2017

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.   Point University set school single-match records with 12 goals, 11 assists and 35 total points and two players established a new school single-match record with three goals each as Point University evened its record at 2-2-0 with a 12-0 victory at Oakwood University (0-2-0), in Thursday, Sept. 7 non-conference intercollegiate women's soccer action in Huntsville, Ala.


Point equaled its former school record of 10 goals in a match in the first 45-minute half and added two more in the second half for the new record.  Only one of the Skyhawks' goals was unassisted, giving Point a new assists record.  Senior midfielder Madison Plemons (Columbus, GA) and sophomore midfielder Sabria Marquez (Savannah, GA) each recorded three-goal hat tricks in the contests and now lead Point with four goals each in four matches this season.


The Skyhawks tallied their first goal just 35 seconds into the match and led 3-0 at the first 5:33 and 5-0 after the first 17:50.  The next four goals occurred during a span of eight minutes midway through the first half, and Point led 10-0 at intermission.  Point outshot Oakwood in the first half, 24-0, and 37-2 for the game.  The Skyhawks also recorded 23 shots on goal, scoring 12 of them, and led 10-0 in corner kicks.


Marquez found the mark first, just 35 seconds into the match, with an assist from sophomore forward Tayler Beasley (Ringgold, GA).  Freshman midfielder Nicole Santos (Kingsland, GA) tallied her second goal of the season at 3:57 off a corner kick from junior midfielder Jasmine Marquez (Savannah, GA), and Plemons made the score 4-0 with goals at 5:33 and 9:51, off assists by freshman forward Vanessa Lara (Dalton, GA) and junior midfielder Jessica Torres (Manati, Puerto Rico).


Sabria Marquez lit the lamp again at 17:50 off Lara's second assist of the match, and Lara followed with an unassisted goal at 22:38 for a 6-0 lead.  Junior forward Falen Kizunga (Villa Rica, GA) contributed Point's seventh goal at 26:20 off Lara's third assist of the match, and assisted on the next two goals at 28:33 and 30:27.  Lara scored Point's eighth goal, giving her two goals and three assists for the day, and sophomore midfielder Monica Ocasio (San Juan, Puerto Rico) added her first collegiate goal to make the score 9-0.


Beasley closed out the first-half scoring at 42:03 with a goal that was assisted by senior defender Kaitlyn Jay (Columbus, GA), who earned the first collegiate point of her four-year career on the play.  Beasley added two more assists in the second half, giving her one goal and three assists for the match.  She assisted on Sabria Marquez' third goal of the afternoon at 52:45, and Plemons' third goal of the match at 54:56.


Point's junior goalkeeper Rachel Ash (Douglasville, GA) recorded faced no shots on goal in the first half, and sophomore Martha Mormeneo (Buford, GA) saved the Ambassadors' only shot on goal of the match, which came just 21 seconds into the second half.


Plemons led Point with eight shots, five on goal, and Sabria Marquez and Beasley each recorded six shots.  Kizunga shot five times with four directly on goal, and Lara directed all four of her shots at the Oakwood goalkeeper Vicky Gonzalez, who made 11 saves.


NEXT MATCH:  Coached by Randy Douglas, the Skyhawks play a non-conference match at 16th-ranked Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tennessee, Saturday, Sept. 9, at 12 p.m.